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Smith Plans Hockey Movie Based On Zevon Song

23rd February 2010

Director KEVIN SMITH is planning to honour late rocker WARREN ZEVON by turning one of his songs into a new movie.Smith is working on a screenplay for Hit Somebody, which was penned by writer Mitch...

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Fascinating Fact 7473

4th June 2009

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH is working on a sports comedy based on late rocker WARREN ZEVON's 2002 ice hockey tribute Hit Somebody, about a tough guy who is paid to fight opponents during games.

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Dizzee Rascal Dances With Number One For Week Four

27th July 2008

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the UK number one spot for the fourth week in a row with Dance Wiv Me.The grime star's first-ever number one - also featuring Calvin Harris - held off...

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Thornton + Zevon Fight Over Ocd

9th September 2007

BILLY BOB THORNTON and late pal WARREN ZEVON had late-night fights about who was the bigger obsessive compulsive disorder sufferer. Movie star Thornton has paid tribute to his own quirks in Always Countin', a song...

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Ex-wife Keeps Promise And Pens 'Honest' Zevon Book

18th May 2007

Late rocker WARREN ZEVON insisted his ex-wife write an honest and, if necessary, unflattering biography of his life just days before he died in 2003. Zevon was married to Crystal Zevon between 1974 and 1981,...

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Zevon's Son Protects Himself As He Sifts Through Dad's Tapes

7th May 2007

WARREN ZEVON's son Jordan was so worried about developing the lung cancer that killed his father, he wore protective clothing and a mask while sifting through his lost recordings for a new collection. Jordan, who...

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Ex-wife Reveals Zevon Died An Alcoholic Druggie

5th May 2007

Late rocker WARREN ZEVON's ex-wife has revealed the Werewolves of London hitmaker had returned to his heavy-drinking, drug-taking ways before his death in 2003 in a new memoir. Crystal Zevon, who was married to the...

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Thorogood Gives Baseball Guru A Musical Lift

1st June 2006

Blues rocker GEORGE THOROGOOD and JULIANA HATFIELD are among the Boston, Massachusetts, stars giving baseball guru PETER GAMMONS a boost as he embarks on a musical career. The pair have teamed up with the revered...

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Richards' Regrets

13th October 2005

ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS has two career regrets, he never got to play with OTIS REDDING and WARREN ZEVON. During four decades of performing with the rock legends, Richards has managed to jam...

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London Hails The Kinks

10th September 2004

THE KINKS' classic tune WATERLOO SUNSET has been crowned the greatest ever song about London in a new poll. An overwhelming 40 per cent of listeners to London radio station CAPITAL FM voted for...

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More Stars For Zevon Tribute Album

25th August 2004

JACKSON BROWNE, THE WALLFLOWERS and BONNIE RAITT have added their contributions to a new tribute album to tragic rocker WARREN ZEVON. The artists join the likes of the PIXIES, BOB DYLAN and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN...

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Friends Gather To Pay Tribute To Zevon

22nd July 2004

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN and the PIXIES are among the acts paying tribute to late rocker WARREN ZEVON on a new album. Zevon's longtime producer JORGE CALDERONE will mastermind the project and record a...

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Jackson Browne Thanks 'Hero' Zevon

16th March 2004

Rocker JACKSON BROWNE hailed late singer WARREN ZEVON as his "personal hero" when he was inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME last night (15MAR04). The RUNNING ON EMPTY hitmaker credited his...

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Upbeat Ozzy Makes A Grammys Appearance

9th February 2004

OZZY OSBOURNE stunned the GRAMMY audience last night (08FEB04) by making his first public appearance since falling from a quad bike in December (03). Wearing a neck brace, the rocker joined wife SHARON onstage...

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Sting Set For Grammys Beatles Tribute

3rd February 2004

STING, DAVE MATTHEWS, VINCE GILL and THE NEPTUNES' PHARRELL WILLIAMS will team up as the ultimate BEATLES tribute group at the GRAMMY AWARDS on Sunday (08FEB04). The quartet will play FAB FOUR hits as...

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Thornton And Zevon's Ocd Bond

13th January 2004

BILLY BOB THORNTON and late rocker WARREN ZEVON knew they'd be friends for life when they first met - because they bonded instantly over their obsessive compulsive disorder. Thornton and Zevon, who lost his...

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Zevon Pens Last Tune For The Doors

6th January 2004

The last song late rocker WARREN ZEVON ever wrote is to be released by the reunited DOORS. Zevon wrote THERE'S A RIVER OF MADNESS RUNNING THROUGH LOS ANGELES before he lost his battle with...

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Billy Bob Misses Cash Chats

11th December 2003

OSCAR winner BILLY BOB THORNTON misses his candid chats with JOHNNY CASH - even if he was always too terrified to talk to the country legend. Thornton lost three close friends in a week...

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Zevon Film Tribute Set For Release

10th December 2003

Bosses at cable music TV station VH1 plan to honour the late WARREN ZEVON by releasing a documentary DVD about the making of his final album. The hour-long documentary, entitled KEEP ME IN YOUR...

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Jay-z + Beyonce Top Best Song List

5th December 2003

JAY-Z and BEYONCE have another reason to celebrate this morning (05DEC03) following their trawl of GRAMMY nominations - their hit collaboration CRAZY IN LOVE has been named ROLLING STONE's Song of The Year. The...

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Beyonce And Jay-z Lead Grammy Nominees

4th December 2003

BEYONCE KNOWLES and her beau JAY-Z are celebrating after learning they, along with OUTKAST and PHARRELL WILLIAMS, are leading the pack of GRAMMY AWARD nominees this year (03) - with six nods apiece. With...

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Zevon Inspires Duchovny On Movie Set

3rd December 2003

American actor DAVID DUCHOVNY is using the inspirational words of late music legend WARREN ZEVON to help him through his directorial debut. The former star of THE X-FILES is currently directing his wife TEA...

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Rem Newlywed Gets Hollywood Bowl Reception

12th September 2003

REM's HOLLYWOOD BOWL show in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (10SEP03) was extra special for their keyboard player KEN STRINGFELLOW - it was his first gig as a married man. Stringfellow was wed after...

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Zevon's Sales Drive After Death

10th September 2003

Tragic rocker WARREN ZEVON's final album has seen a spike in sales following the singer's death on Sunday (07SEP03). Zevon, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago (02), recorded THE WIND with...

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Warren Zevon Dies

8th September 2003

Rocker WARREN ZEVON yesterday (7SEP03) lost his battle with cancer at the age of 56. The singer-songwriter, who was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer last August (02), died yesterday afternoon at his home in...

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Zevon Upset With Morbid Fans

26th August 2003

Dying rocker WARREN ZEVON is disappointed with fans for turning his refusal to have cancer treatment into heroism. The WEREWOLVES OF LONDON singer was diagnosed with lung cancer and told he had three months...

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Billy Bob's Emotional Experience With Dying Zevon

18th August 2003

Actor BILLY BOB THORNTON names recording with dying rocker WARREN ZEVON as one of the most memorable events in his life. The MONSTER'S BALL star, ex-husband of ANGELINA JOLIE, is one of many stars...

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Dying Zevon Celebrates Twins' Birth

16th June 2003

Ailing rocker WARREN ZEVON has got something to celebrate as he stares death in the face - his new baby grandsons. The WEREWOLVES OF LONDON hitmaker, who is dying of lung cancer, was at...

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Zevon Wraps Last Wind

21st May 2003

Dying rocker WARREN ZEVON has completed his final album - the project he feared would have to be finished after his death. Zevon, who was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year (02), has...

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